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Czech Your Head Pils - Hop Valley Brewing Company

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Czech Your Head PilsCzech Your Head Pils

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BA SCORE
83
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop Valley Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 05-20-2013)
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gartlesby

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-13-2014 02:36:32 | More by gartlesby
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jbakajust1

Oregon

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-13-2014 02:07:32 | More by jbakajust1
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours two fingers of head on a clear light straw colored body.
The aroma is non-existent. Maybe a little grain.
The taste starts out with some mild honey sweetness, then gets that dry pine and lemon bitterness that lasts through to the finish. It has a long dry bitter finish.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
The taste profile was pretty good, but the aroma was completely lacking.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 04:09:14 | More by Fatehunter
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SweetChicken

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-17-2014 00:45:01 | More by SweetChicken
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dipso123

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-24-2013 18:19:39 | More by dipso123
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-23-2013 23:33:05 | More by TTripp725
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

11-21-2013 01:28:27 | More by comrade_tony
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mactrail

Washington

3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a plain yellow in the tall cider glass with a nice cap of foam. Sparkly mouthfeel and very light body. The distinctive feature is the perfumey and pervasive hoppiness. This is flowery to start with a modest malty taste, but then the hops take over and are bitter to a surprising degree. There is something slightly soapy about the taste.

Tart, sharp, and perfumed with flowery hops. Overall, it's a different kind of lager. The hoppy nose-filling aromatics and the intense bitter burn are very bold, especially with the lack of malt flavors. You wouldn't call it refined or subtle. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Market of Choice on 29th in Eugene.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 06:05:06 | More by mactrail
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Reidrover

Oregon

3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bottle from"Lifesource" in Salem. $3.99 Poured into my Freiburger Pilsner glass. Typical sunshine yellow beer with a large bubbly/frothy almost pure white head. Not much aroma to my surprise..maybe a touch of biscuity malt and a very small grassy hop. Taste has more hop but its mainly lemon zest and floral in aspect..after taste is grassy..malts are mild and bready. Mouthfeel is OK for style right on. Its a good lager but for me not a Czech Pilsner...same as the vast majority of PNW beers masquerading as this..its a very good lager nothing more..sorry.
Maybe bottle wasn't fresh?

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 23:18:13 | More by Reidrover
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-19-2013 16:33:57 | More by CoryR
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Chris-MOC9

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-01-2013 01:56:34 | More by Chris-MOC9
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Served on tap into a pilsner glass

A- Poured a very clear medium golden color, tons of streaming carbonation, frothy white head left glass coating lace.

S- Big bready, doughy, and lemon notes. Very clean aroma.

T- Flavor profile consisted of doughy, bready, lemon, spicy and floral hop notes. Very clean flavor profile with a mild bitterness on the finish.

M- Very dry, high carbonation, very crisp, refreshing, smooth, and medium body

O- A very nice pilsner that is very refreshing with lots of flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2013 04:56:04 | More by Hoptometrist
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +9%

06-17-2013 03:01:23 | More by dmorgan310
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John_M

Oregon

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wanted something flavorful, but relatively low alcohol, and figured this pils would fit the bill nicely. Also, for $4 a bomber, the price was just right as well.

The beeer pours a fairly dark gold color with fairly good head retention and light lacing. The flavor is likewise attractive, as I get white pepper, bread dough, dry citrus and a hint of rosemary. The flavor profile replicated the nose pretty closely in this fairly bitter pils. There was an adequate amount of sweet malt to bouy that bitterness, leading to a clean, fairly crisp finish. Mouthfeel was medium bodied at most, with a fairly long, satisfyingly bitter finish. Drinkability was quite good, with the alcohol pretty much undetectable. Interestingly, under the bottle cap was the word rosemary, and I'll be damned if this beer didn't smell and taste as if there was a light rosemary component to the nose and flavor profile. It seemed to enhance the bitterness in this beer, which in my book is a good thing.

While nothing earth shattering, I thought this an easy to enjoy and appreciate effort from the folks at Hop Valley.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 18:16:00 | More by John_M
Czech Your Head Pils from Hop Valley Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.